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Hakone Pass Tourist Information (Road Station)

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Address: 381-22 Hakone, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0521, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Might as well buy it

We came in via train from Kyoto (Y11,750/person), arriving in Odawara. Only planned to spend 1 afternoon + 1 evening before heading on to Tokyo. So buying a "2-day" Y3,900 pass... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2012
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marietta GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

funny to be called free pass - because it is not free but well worth it. transition between all modes of transportation is seamless and easy - no waiting to buy tickets at each stop. best is to do overnight trip from tokyo because the pass is good for two days - gives you more time to use it and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The Hakone Free Pass costs about ¥5000 from the Shinjuku train station (Odakyu Tourist centre) but is a worthwhile investment considering that it allows you to travel around Hakone using every possible mode of public transport available (train, cable car, ropeway, bus and even a cruise). For a faster ride, buy the romance car ticket that enables you to ride... More 

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Definitely the easiest way to navigate Hakone attractions. Don't balk at the price 5000 yen - having all your tickets together smooths the way and allows you to enjoy the views and experience worry free.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

We came in via train from Kyoto (Y11,750/person), arriving in Odawara. Only planned to spend 1 afternoon + 1 evening before heading on to Tokyo. So buying a "2-day" Y3,900 pass, might not have been financially better, but it certainly was easier than trying to price out fares individually for the 5 various types of transport (train, cable car, ropeway,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

This pass is very good value although, unfortunately, it's not actually free. In 2012, it costs Y5000. It includes a return train trip from Tokyo to the Hakone area and then up to 2 days use of local buses, cable cars, trains and the pirate cruise boats on Lake Ashi. It also gives discounts at local attractions etc. The Rapid... More 

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